This is a seminal study of the evolution and development of the American comic from the 1930s to the present day. The book is divided into three sections covering the history, an overview of the distribution and consumption of American comic books, and an account of the popularisation and legitimisation of the comic book form.A Cultural History of American Comic Books Jean-Paul Gabilliet, Bart Beaty, Nick Nguyen. published ... should be taken with the complementary volume edited by the same author, The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons (Chelsea House, 1980).
|Title||:||Of Comics and Men|
|Author||:||Jean-Paul Gabilliet, Bart Beaty, Nick Nguyen|
|Publisher||:||Univ. Press of Mississippi - 2010-01|